Recreation


People fishing along a mountain stream

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Rising between the Powder River and Big Horn Basins, this scenic country offers year round recreation connecting visitors to a land rich in history and solitude. For centuries, the mountain landscape has provided renewal for Native Americans, homesteaders and modern day explorers creating a human connection with this spectacular place. Today there is a bond with "the mountain" for local residents, which contributes to the quality of life in local communities. Viewing scenery and wildlife, while incorporating a rich history, connects locals and travelers to this accessible landscape.

To view recreation features on the map below . . .  

Click on the Forest Service shield for the area you want to visit: Buffalo, Greybull, or Sheridan. Then click on "Go to the Buffalo, WY page," for example,  to see a map showing the locations of campgrounds, trailheads, and other sites in that ranger district. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Recreation Conditions Report

Area Name Status Area Conditions
Bald Mountain Campground Closed Snow covered, no water or trash collection
Boulder Park Campground Closed
Burgess RV Dump Station Closed
Circle Park Campground Closed
Cross Creek Campground Closed Snow covered, no water or trash collection
Dead Swede Campground Closed
Deer Park Campground Closed
Doyle Campground Closed Snow covered, no water or trash collection
East Fork Campground Open No water or trash collection
Hettinger Group Campground Closed
Hunter Campground Open No water or trash collection
Island Park Campground Closed
Lake View Campground Closed
Leigh Creek Campground Open No water
Leigh Creek RV Dump Station Closed
Little Goose Campground Closed Snow covered, no water or trash collection
Lost Cabin Campground Closed
Lower Paintrock Lake Campground Closed Snow covered, no water or trash collection
Medicine Lodge Lake Campground Closed Snow covered, no water or trash collection
Middle Fork Campground Open No water
Muddy Guard Cabin Open No water or trash collection
North Tongue Campground Closed Snow covered, no water or trash collection
Owen Creek Campground Closed
Pine Island Group Campground Closed
Pole Creek Cabin Open No water or trash collection
Porcupine Campground Closed Snow covered, no water or trash collection
Prune Creek Campground Closed
Ranger Creek Campground Open No water or trash collection
Ranger Creek Recreation Area Open No water
Sheep Mountain Lookout Closed
Shell Creek Campground Open No water
Shell Falls Interpretive Site Closed
Sibley Lake Campground Closed Snow covered, electric Loop closed, no trash or water collection
Sitting Bull Campground Closed Snow covered, Loop B closed, no water or trash collection
South Fork Campground Open No water
Tie Flume Campground Closed Snow covered, Loop A closed, no water or trash collection
Tie Hack Campground Open No water
West Tensleep Lake Campground Closed Snow covered,no water or trash collection
Willow Park Group Campground Closed

Recreation Areas

Highlights